How to make your own nourishing avocado hair mask

Linda Gieskes-Mwamba, founder of natural hair-care brand Suki Suki Naturals, shares her recipe for an easy DIY hair mask packed with healthy natural oils to nourish your hair

10 February 2019 - 00:00
By Nokubonga Thusi
You'll find many of the ingredients you need to make hair and face masks in your fridge.
Image: 123RF/julie208 You'll find many of the ingredients you need to make hair and face masks in your fridge.

What you'll need:

1 ripe avocado

1 ripe banana

2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2-3 tbsp sweet almond oil

5 drops lavender essential oil

How to make it:

Blend it all and sieve it through to remove the fibres from the avocado and banana.

How to use it:

Apply to the hair and let it sit for 30 minutes, covered with a plastic shower cap. Rinse out with lukewarm, never hot, water.


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